|Becoming Americans: A talk by Professor Ilan Stavans presented at Brooks Memorial Library - Brooks Memorial Library, Brattleboro, Vermont|
Amherst College professor Ilan stavans explores the impact that immigrants have had on American culture in a talk at Brooks Memorial Library in Brattleboro on October 7.2009. His talk, "Becoming Americans,” was part of the Vermont Humanities Council’s First Wednesdays lecture series. stavans will look at how immigrants have affected culture and language in America, and discuss the role immigrant writers from the colonial period to the present have played in our nation’s consciousness...
Keywords: Immigrants; Ilan Stavans; First Wednesday Lecture Series
|Ilan Stavans in Conversation - Yiddish Book Center|
Author, culture commentator, and scholar Ilan Stavans speaks with Josh Lambert about a program originally planned for November 2012. Yiddish con Salsa, a weekend program at the Yiddish Book Center has been scheduled for April 19-21, 2013. For more information and to register, visit www.yiddishbookcenter.org/yiddish-con-salsa. Episode 43 September 25, 2012 Yiddish Book Center Amherst, Massachusetts
Keywords: Yiddish Book Center; Education; Latin American Jews; Ilan Stavans; Josh Lambert; Tune in
|Writer Ilan Stavans Discusses His Fotonovela Once@9:53am - Yiddish Book Center|
Episode 019 - April 18, 2012 Ilan Stavans sits down with Josh Lambert to answer questions about the concept behind his documentary-style fotonovela, Once@9:53am, a fictional meditation of the two hours before the 1994 terrorist attack on the Jewish community center in Buenos Aires. Once@9:53am, a collaboration between Ilan Stavans and photographer Marcelo Brodsky, is on exhibit at the Yiddish Book Center.
Keywords: 1994, AMIA, Argentina, Brechner Gallery, fotonovela, Ilan Stavans, Josh Lambert, Once@9:53am, Yiddish Book Center Audio